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Faverolles and silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by HWS sutton, May 11, 2016.

  1. HWS sutton

    HWS sutton Out Of The Brooder

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    Can I keep 2 faverolles and a silkie in 30 sqr feet. Will they get on?
     
  2. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be fine @ 10sqft/bird. I've never messed with Silkies - people say they're docile. People say the same thing about Salmon Faverolles - my rooster was mean as hell...
     
  3. HWS sutton

    HWS sutton Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. Are faverolles a good breed for pets and eggs
     
  4. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't like them personally. I tried them because I wanted to work on a heritage breed. I wound up giving up on them and gifted them to a relative who wanted to refresh their barnyard mix. They really liked them (hen since lost to free range predator, still has the rooster), so it's a six of one, half a dozen of the other perspective. I'd take a barred rock any day of the week over them...
     

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